TIP OF THE WEEK

TIP OF THE WEEK

The Flight Doc Tip of the Week: I’ve developed a system that will allow you to save money, travel more, in comfort and in style. I call this The Flight Doc’s Law of 5 ‘C’s. In this video I reveal another secret...

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VIRGIN AUSTRALIA NOW LOCATED AT TERMINAL 2 AT LAX

VIRGIN AUSTRALIA NOW LOCATED AT TERMINAL 2 AT LAX

We have been covering lots of the changes at LAX this last month, including terminal changes and we have even shown you some of the lounge offerings to make your journey more comfortable. One of the most important changes that...

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LOUNGE ACCESS FOR VIRGIN AUSTRALIA AT LAX

LOUNGE ACCESS FOR VIRGIN AUSTRALIA AT LAX

I hope you enjoyed my review of the Etihad Lounge at Los Angeles, which is accessible to Virgin Australia passengers flying in The Business to Australia. But if you are a Gold or Platinum Velocity Frequent Flyer, your designated lounge...

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REVIEW – LOS ANGELES ETIHAD LOUNGE

REVIEW – LOS ANGELES ETIHAD LOUNGE

It has been busy at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this month with terminal changes, lounge openings, and a swish new VIP terminal opening as well. While I’m here – I wanted to show you the Etihad Lounge in the...

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ACCESS THE KOREAN AIR LOUNGE AT LAX WITH PRIORITY PASS

ACCESS THE KOREAN AIR LOUNGE AT LAX WITH PRIORITY PASS

It has been busy at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this month with terminal changes, lounge openings, and a swish new VIP terminal opening as well. While I'm here - I wanted to show you one of the lounges in...

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250 BONUS QANTAS POINTS IN NEW APP

250 BONUS QANTAS POINTS IN NEW APP

Qantas has updated their smartphone app with some nifty new features. But even more important than that - simply by checking the app "feed", you can score yourself a cool and easy 250 bonus points. Make sure to check out your...

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QANTAS PLATINUMS CAN NOW ACCESS AMERICAN FLAGSHIP FIRST CHECK-IN

QANTAS PLATINUMS CAN NOW ACCESS AMERICAN FLAGSHIP FIRST CHECK-IN

American Airlines this week unveiled huge changes to its line-up of "Flagship First" products, including: Flagship First Check-In Flagship Lounge Flagship First Dining   One of the most exciting changes for Australians, is that as of this week, Qantas Platinum Frequent...

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AMERICAN OPENS NEW JFK FLAGSHIP LOUNGE – QANTAS GOLD GETS ACCESS

AMERICAN OPENS NEW JFK FLAGSHIP LOUNGE – QANTAS GOLD GETS ACCESS

American began renovations to its Flagship Lounges and announced its plan for Flagship First Dining last year as part of a $200 million investment in the luxury travel experience. Today - the new JFK Flagship Lounge and brand new Flagship...

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LAX OPENS EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE VIP TERMINAL

LAX OPENS EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE VIP TERMINAL

It's a huge week at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this week with terminal changes, lounge openings, and a swish new VIP terminal opening today as well. The Flight Doc is on the ground at LAX covering all the changes,...

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AIR NEW ZEALAND OPENS NEW MELBOURNE LOUNGE

AIR NEW ZEALAND OPENS NEW MELBOURNE LOUNGE

Air New Zealand this week opened the doors to its gorgeous new lounge at Melbourne International Airport. Located on the ground floor of the airport terminal, the lounge carries an ultra-modern design created in conjunction with award-winning global architectural firm...

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LOS ANGELES PLAYS AIRLINE MUSICAL CHAIRS – THIS FRIDAY

LOS ANGELES PLAYS AIRLINE MUSICAL CHAIRS – THIS FRIDAY

If you're planning on flying through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) this coming weekend - be warned - it will be organised chaos. One of the biggest terminal relocations in commercial aviation history will commence this Friday May 12 and...

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PRIORITY PASS GIVES YOU $36 CREDIT AT SYDNEY AIRPORT RESTAURANTS

PRIORITY PASS GIVES YOU $36 CREDIT AT SYDNEY AIRPORT RESTAURANTS

Priority Pass is a lounge membership program that provides access to airport lounges across the globe, regardless of which airline you're flying on. The latest addition to Priority Pass benefits is that you can now use your Priority Pass card...

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JOIN QANTAS CLUB FOR 40 PERCENT DISCOUNT – ENDS FRIDAY

JOIN QANTAS CLUB FOR 40 PERCENT DISCOUNT – ENDS FRIDAY

Qantas are running a 90-hour sale offering discounts of 40% on 1, 2, and 4 year memberships of the Qantas Club. For those who fly semi-regularly, or perhaps a big overseas family trip or two - Qantas Club access can...

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SAVE UP TO 20 PERCENT ON INTERNATIONAL VIRGIN AUSTRALIA FLIGHTS

SAVE UP TO 20 PERCENT ON INTERNATIONAL VIRGIN AUSTRALIA FLIGHTS

Want to save up to 20% off Virgin Australia International flights to selected destinations? You'll have to be quick - Use promo code DPW35 to make your booking by 12 May, 2017. Destinations on special include Hong Kong, Denpasar, Los Angeles and...

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NEW EARN RATES FOR QANTAS CASH CARD NOW LIVE

NEW EARN RATES FOR QANTAS CASH CARD NOW LIVE

The Qantas Cash card (on the back of your Qantas Frequent Flyer card), is a great way to earn Qantas points when you travel. It's also a fantastic option for those who don't have, or don't like credit cards. Qantas has...

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AIR CANADA ADDS DIRECT MELBOURNE TO VANCOUVER FLIGHTS

AIR CANADA ADDS DIRECT MELBOURNE TO VANCOUVER FLIGHTS

Air Canada has announced direct Melbourne to Vancouver flights for the upcoming Canadian ski season. Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada, told The Flight Doc "Vancouver-Melbourne is our third route to Australia, in addition to year-round service to...

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VELOCITY 15-50 PERCENT BONUS FOR POINTS TRANSFERS IN MAY

VELOCITY 15-50 PERCENT BONUS FOR POINTS TRANSFERS IN MAY

Velocity Frequent Flyer have launched their "Billion Point Giveaway" for the month of May. The promotion is really a bonus on transferring your credit card points to Velocity, but the promotion terms state that it will end at the end...

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QANTAS LAUNCHES DIRECT PERTH-LONDON FLIGHTS

QANTAS LAUNCHES DIRECT PERTH-LONDON FLIGHTS

Daily flights on the new direct Qantas Perth-London route begin on 24 March 2018 and form part of a new Melbourne-Perth-London return service. The services will be operated by Qantas’ new Boeing 787-Dreamliner – an aircraft designed specifically for...

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IHG SECOND QUARTER ACCELERATE PROMOTION IS LIVE

IHG SECOND QUARTER ACCELERATE PROMOTION IS LIVE

If you're an IHG member (or even if you're not) and you have the potential for upcoming stays at IHG properties, you need to check out their latest Accelerate promotion. IHG has run this promotion a few times now, and...

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HILTON OFFERS DOUBLE POINTS MAY-AUGUST (TRIPLE FOR DIAMONDS)

HILTON OFFERS DOUBLE POINTS MAY-AUGUST (TRIPLE FOR DIAMONDS)

Hilton Honors has announced the details of it's latest promotion. Between 1 May and 31 August, 2017, all members can earn double points at Hilton properties. Diamond members will get triple points under the promotion. REMEMBER - you should always register for...

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